On August 19th, Amy Gravino hosted a LIVE Chat with us! Amy is a certified college coach for individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, and the founder of A.S.C.O.T (Asperger's Syndrome Coaching and Other Techniques) Coaching, LLC. She is also a seasoned public speaker, and has spoken at conferences, professional development workshops, support group meetings, and more since the age of 14.
Check out what we discussed in the chat below!
On July 16th, Dr. Stephen Shore, one of the keynote speakers at this year’s Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals joined us for a live Facebook Chat. See his answers below.
On May 18th, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) released a new version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM. The DSM is the standard reference that healthcare providers use to diagnose mental and behavioral conditions. The new version is referred to as the “DSM-5.”
On Saturday, May 18, the American Psychiatric Association will release the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5). The new edition introduces fundamental changes in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. Don't worry, we don't expect these changes to impact people already diagnosed.
On May 16th, Temple Grandin joined us for a live Facebook Chat about her new book The Autistic Brain. See her answers below.
Join us for a live chat on Monday, December 10th at 3pm EST hosted by Amy Davies Lackey, Ph.D, BCBA-D Abigail Szoszun-Weiss, LMSW and Sandy Pih Shumar, MS, BCBA, LMSW
Please join us for a live chat with best selling author Lisa Genova on November 16, 2012 at 3:30pm EST.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month! Throughout October, we will be hosting "Live Chats", posting blog entries, and keeping the community updated with news and resources related to the employment of adults with autism spectrum disorder.
Paul Patterson, Ph.D., will answer questions about the New York Times opinion piece on autism and immune dysfunction and related topics. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/opinion/sunday/immune-disorders-and-autism.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all